Traveling for a vacation should be a fun experience, but if you're staying in a hotel, it is also important to pay attention if you don't want to risk bringing bed bugs back to your house. A bed bug infestation can be incredibly difficult and costly to treat, so it is in your best interest to do whatever you can to prevent bed bugs from getting into your home. Use the following types to help greatly minimize the risk of bringing bed bugs home from the hotel you stay at on your next vacation:
14 June 2017
If you're dealing with some pesky pests who just won't leave, you need to start looking at alternative sources that may be feeding or hiding the pests. The obvious ones, like open containers of grains, rotting food, and stagnant water are all easy to get rid of, but if you still have bugs flying or crawling around, there's obviously something else going on. Look at these three unexpected sources of pest infestations and see if any match what you're experiencing.
6 April 2017
If you are moving into a place of your own and you are on a budget, you will likely have to save on furniture somehow. This often means purchasing used furniture. Catching used furniture from sellers and private parties can save you a lot of cash but provide you with a comfortable place. Used furniture works great when it is in good condition. One of the worst things that could happen is bringing in roaches from used furniture.
15 March 2017
If you've already had bats invade your attic, you know what a nuisance and potential health hazard they can be. After your bat removal expert eliminates the problem, you'll want to take steps to prevent it from happening again. Here are a few things you can do to prevent bats from returning to your home. Seal Up Holes And Gaps Bats can fit into tiny openings in your home, so you'll want to seal off any holes or gaps near the roof.
6 March 2017
If you've found mouse droppings or seen a mouse rushing across a room, you need to start a pest extermination strategy as soon as possible. Remember, mice are incredibly fast breeders, and if you ignore the issue, it can get a lot worse, really fast. However, if you have small children in the house, there are special safety rules you should keep in mind. Most importantly, here are five things you shouldn't do if you're trying to get rid of mice and you have kids:
22 February 2017
There are few things that can spoil a relaxing day in your yard more than a group of mosquitoes attacking you. While the hated insects are a food source for birds, dragonflies and other creatures, they can make you feel as if you are under siege when several of them bite you within a few minutes. As you get ready to take action against the pests, you may want to learn a little bit more about the biting insects and their behavior.
15 June 2016
If subterranean termites show up in your vegetable garden, you may want to know how you can get rid of them without harming your plants. Unlike drywood termites, which are easier to kill with chemical gases because they live in the home's structure, subterranean termites require special consideration. The pests usually create colonies beneath the soil, which makes it difficult to locate and eradicate them. When they seek food or new places to invade, subterranean termites leave their nests and venture out in the open.
2 June 2016
Traveling is one of the great joys of life, but it can also come with an unexpected nightmare: bedbugs. If you stay in a hotel or vacation rental infested with bed bugs, you may not even notice them until you unwittingly bring some of them back home with you in your suitcase. Even just bringing a couple of tiny bed bugs home with you can lead to an infestation, as an average bed bug will lay 500 eggs in its lifetime.
25 May 2016
Summer is almost here. And unfortunately, that means that flies may soon find themselves inside of your home. It is hard to keep them out when your kids are running in and out as they play outside, or as you open the door to bring in food from your barbecue. While fly swatters can help you get rid of these pests, you have to be fast and it can be time consuming if you have multiple flies in your home.
20 May 2016
Buying a new home can be an exciting time filled with dreams of a bright future. You wouldn't dream of buying a home without an inspection to assess the electrical and plumbing systems and to check the structure of the building. But, don't overlook the importance of a termite inspection. These aggressive bugs can sometimes go unnoticed in a typical pre-sale home inspection. Here's what you need to know about termite infestations when you are buying a new home.
17 May 2016